Jolie Antunes da Cunha
Areas of Expertise
- Brazilian Children's and Youth Literature
- Languages and cultures
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Portuguese literature at The Ohio State University (in progress)
- Master degree (MA) in Brazilian Children's and Youth Literature at University of São Paulo, Brazil
- Bachelor degree (BA) in Portuguese and English Language and Literature at University of São Paulo, Brazil
Jolie Antunes has BA in Portuguese and English Language and Literature from the University in São Paulo (USP) Brazil, and a MA degree from the same university in Brazilian Children's and Youth Literature. She has been a language teacher for the past 12 years, teaching in bilingual schools and universities in Brazil. She has taught Portuguese Language for Foreigners (PLE) and Portuguese as a Heritage Language (PLH) for children and teenagers. She is also a former Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Portuguese Language and Brazilian culture. Jolie's areas of interest involve literary and artistic production for young audience in Latin America, comparative studies, languages and culture.